We Stand By You – GYC Tells GbaramatuVoice


Comrade Christopher wuruyai (3rd right) and Comrade Godwin Febaide (3rd left) in a group photograph with the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Jacob Abai (2nd right), Mr. Enaibo Asiayei (1st right), Mr. Francis Abai (2nd left) and Mr. Isaac Olamikan (1st left) during the Gbaramatu Youth Council (GYC) solidarity visit to Gbaramatu Voice Media House in Warri, yesterday.

…Lauds navy’s court martial of officers who looted Tompolo’s property 

Gbaramatu Voice newspaper third anniversary programme slated for Tuesday, September 11th, 2018, has been endorsed by the Gbaramatu Youth Council (GYC) under the leadership of Comrade Christopher Wuruyai (President) and Comrade Godwin Febaide (Vice-President).

The duo gave kudos to the management of the outfit while on a solidarity visit to the Warri based corporate head office of Gbaramatu Publishing Company Ltd, the publishers of the newspaper.

Speaking on behalf of the youth body, Comrade Wuruyai stated that he has been following the progress of the organisation from its onset and is pleased with the enormous achievements that the outfit has packed under its within the short duration of three years. 

He praised the vision of the newspaper to report activities in the Niger Delta region in the right perspective with emphasis on developmental reports from the hinterland. He asserted that the CEO of the outfit, Jacob Abai, is a man of vision whose ability to turn things around for good have never been in doubt.

According to him, “those who endeavour to make institutions to outlive generations of people are the people whose ideas rule the world and you (Jacob Abai) are one of such genius.”

He assured the management of the publishing outfit of his youth body’s support in all endeavours including the third anniversary programme.

Meanwhile, Gbaramatu Youth Council has lauded Nigerian Navy in their bid to court-martial the naval personnel that loot the property of Niger Delta freedom fighter, Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) recently.

The youth body described the action of the naval authority as “a step in the right direction” adding that it will serve as deterrent to criminal elements in the Nigerian Military. 

Going further, the GYC stated: “security agencies who took over Tompolo’s properties or any other properties as a result of Buhari’s government witch hunt of the legal owners should know that it is the responsibility of the Nigerian government to protect such properties pending when whatever controversies surrounding the legality of the true owner’s right to those properties is resolved. 

“Therefore, it is unethical for security personnel who were meant to protect such properties for the government to have turned to criminal in looting those properties.

“Thus we urge the Nigerian Navy to thoroughly investigate and bring to book all personnel who were involved in the criminal act  to save the Nigeria Military from further embarrassment.”

By Enaibo Asiayei

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